Tom Conti

About Tom Conti

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: November 22, 1941
Birth Place: Paisley, Scotland, Scottish
Birth Sign: Sagittarius
Occupation: Actor, theatre director, novelist
Years active: 1963–present
Spouse(s): Kara Wilson (m. 1967)
Children: Nina Conti

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Tom Conti was bornon November 22, 1941 in Paisley, Scotland, Scottish, is Actor. Tom Conti is one of the most popular Scottish actors of the 20th century who has made his mark in all forms of entertainment, be it films, television or stage. In his four decades and counting career, he has adorned various roles, as an actor, director, author and so on. Coming from a non-media background—his parents being hairdressers—it was difficult for Conti to settle down as an actor. However, his strong will and determination to pursue his passion backed his modest start thus helping him make a firm ground. Conti’s first taste of success was in 1979 for the Broadway play, ‘Whose Life Is It Anyway?’ Until then, Conti had done several theatrical plays, television shows and films but success eluded until ‘Whose Life Is It Anyway?’ happened. The play garnered for him much popularity, stardom and applause. He was credited with several important awards, including the prestigious Tony Award. Following this, he made several noteworthy performances in films like ‘Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence’, ‘Reuben, Reuben’, ‘Shirley Valentine’, ‘Streetdance 2’, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ and so on.
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💰 Net worth: $78 Million

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Biography/Timeline

1959

Conti is a theatre, film and television actor. He began working with the Dundee Repertory in 1959. He appeared on Broadway in Whose Life Is It Anyway? in 1979, and in London he played the lead in Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell at the Garrick Theatre.

1967

Conti has been married to Scottish Actress Kara Wilson since 1967 and their daughter Nina is an Actress and a Ventriloquist. According to Nina, her parents have an open marriage.

1990

Besides taking the leading role in the TV versions of Frederic Raphael's The Glittering Prizes and Alan Ayckbourn's The Norman Conquests, Conti appeared in the "Princess and the Pea" episode of the family television series Faerie Tale Theatre, guest-starred on Friends and Cosby, and played opposite Nigel Hawthorne in a long-running series of Vauxhall Astra car advertisements in the United Kingdom during the mid-1990s.

2004

Conti's novel The Doctor, about a former secret operations pilot for intelligence services, was published in 2004.

2008

Conti considered running as the Conservative candidate in the 2008 London mayoral election, but did not, and in the following election in 2012 he supported unsuccessful independent candidate Siobhan Benita. In the run up to the 2015 general election, Conti said in an interview published in several newspapers that he had come to view socialism as a religion with a "vicious, hostile spirit" and that "conservatism was about enabling people to improve their lives."

2010

He appeared in the hit BBC sitcom Miranda alongside Miranda Hart and Patricia Hodge, as Miranda's Father, in the 2010 seasonal episode "The Perfect Christmas".

2012

Conti participated in a genetic-mapping project conducted by the company ScotlandsDNA (now called BritainsDNA). In 2012 Conti and the company announced that Conti shares a genetic marker with Napoléon Bonaparte. Conti has said that he "burst out laughing" when told he was directly related to Napoléon on his father's side.

2015

Conti is a prominent resident of Hampstead in North West London, having lived in the area for several decades. Conti was part of a campaign against the opening of a Tesco supermarket in nearby Belsize Park. Conti put his Hampstead house up for sale in 2015 for £17.5 million after his long-running opposition to the building plans of his neighbour, the footballer Thierry Henry. Conti had also opposed development plans for Hampstead's Grove Lodge, the 18th-century Grade II listed former home of Novelist John Galsworthy.